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Old 08-14-2003, 04:47 PM   #1
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I know its the dumbest question there is but i cant for the life of me remember how to close X? And I cant seem to find the X11 manual??
RH 8.0 Kernel 2.4.18-14
 
Old 08-14-2003, 04:58 PM   #2
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Ctrl+Alt+BackSpace

??? Is that what you mean?
 
Old 08-14-2003, 05:05 PM   #3
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CTRL+ALT+F1 gives you a prompt

If you simply want to get to a non X terminal window you could also use CTRL+ALT+F1..F4..

Also you could change the runlevel from 5 to 6 in /etc/inittab..
change the line
"id:5:initdefault:"
to
"id:3:initdefault:"

save and reboot..
 
Old 08-14-2003, 05:21 PM   #4
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nope im after a shut Down of X so its not running anymore but i do want to keep graphical login just need X down to install nvidia drivers...
Would killing X be ok, i know it would do it but know there is a safer way, a command that just shutdowns the X server.
 
Old 08-14-2003, 05:24 PM   #5
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Yeah Ctrl+Alt+BackSpace kills X but if you boot to runlevel 5 it will simply restart X and bring you back to the GUI login prompt. You may have to edit /etc/inittab and change your default runlevel to 3 in order to install the drivers.
 
  


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